Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

New York City, N.Y.-based Estee Lauder Companies Inc hires for positions ranging from Account Executive to Senior Financial Analyst in the cosmetics. The average Estee Lauder Companies Inc employee earns $70K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Estee Lauder Companies Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The highest average salaries go to Executive Directors, who bring in close to around $209K annually, though Marketing Directors are not far behind at $112K along with Procurement Managers (approximately $76K) and Executive Assistants ($73K). Marketing Associates are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $58K.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $63K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $73K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $81K per year) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Dallas, Texas ($75K), Los Angeles, Calif. ($70K), and Philadelphia, Pa. (around $69K) are the next top-paying cities. Minneapolis, Minn. ranks low on the pay scale — at $57K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Estee Lauder Companies Inc pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $95K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $125K per year for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to $101K annually for accredited Certified ITIL Leaders. At Estee Lauder Companies Inc, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Leadership receive the highest salaries at about $91K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Strategic Marketing; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $109K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Estee Lauder Companies Inc is Project Management; just under a third of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Estee Lauder Companies Inc; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. A fair number of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most workers, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. Estee Lauder Companies Inc also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


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$50,848 - $92,993
$57,501 - $95,807

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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